whats this??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sissy, May 5, 2009.

  1. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my year old hens
    layed a tinny,tinny egg.
    as big as my thumb nail.
    her other eggs have been normal size.
    she is a banty cochin.but not too small..
    her roomate is 2 ft. tall quite large,
    whats up is she getting tired. she is fed
    Purina layer feed. and seems
    otherwise very well.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Sounds like a fart egg. A glitch in the laying dept.
     
  3. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    woops. will this effect her laying from now on?
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Nah. I've gotten two fart eggs from two different hens and then the hen lays a normal sized egg the next time she lays.
     
  5. momof247371

    momof247371 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have found 2 eggs like this in my pen with regular sized chickens in it. they have hard shells, i even tried to incubate one to see what would happen but turns out it didnt even have a yolk! i have found 1 more since then! dont know why they do it though, hopefully someone can help, im curious too!
     
  6. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes no yolk but a shell????
    anyone have an answer.could it be
    too much calicum?
     

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